Must just send greetings to everyone from the Algarve as I've just managed to access the Internet.
My lovely Husband and I have towed our caravan down to our favourite campsite and are staying here for a few months. (We've run away!!) Been here for about 5 weeks now and what an assortment of weather we've had. Days of torrential rain that almost flooded us out. We're on a pitch at the bottom of the site and had International help in digging gullies to divert pouring water from the terraces above (Digging ditches is the norm here to protect our awnings on the side of our caravans from getting flooded out - in no way frowned upon, but expected) Then gorgeous wall to wall blue skies. Then storms galore, including a terrible Tornado that did dreadful damage in three towns nearby. Luckily it didn't reach the campsite. The last few days have been sunny but we have bitterly cold North winds.
I feel soooo lucky to be here as we thought we'd had our final stay here for the last 2 times we've managed it. In October my Onc again said there is still no treatment to be had - "Time for you to get some sun", so here we are . Very scared of what we'd done, now and then, especially as I do now get aches from the lump in my back and twinges under my ribs, but it's also better as not so much housework ( Super!!) I feel worse when I get a pain in my lower right side, where I do have more tumours but I put that down to my Diverticular Disease. We don't class this as Holiday - it's just "Living somewhere else - our alternate lifestyle". The campsite is very cheap in the Winter as they give amazing discounts to the daft Northern European who come here - and the price of food is much cheaper here. (Especially as the echange rate is good at the moment)
We're flying home for three weeks at Christmas to be with our lovely big family and banking on then coming back here for a bit longer. I miss the family like mad but they all keep in touch.
I'd better stop waffling on. It must be the excitement of being able to access the Net so well today. I can often read things but can't send anything much as the upload is sooo slow. Most frustrating !!!!!!!!!!!! Just because I'm caravanning - I must still wash the breakfat dishes while Husband fetches fresh water and empties the wastewater holder. He's just come in and said, "....and the loo!! " Not his favourite job!!
Sending love and best wishes to you all. Keep positive and fighting - and laughing.
Solange xxxx Can't remember how to do a smilie with sunglasses